Shaldon Water Carnival

Bank Holiday Monday  27th  May 2024:


The Crowning of the Water Carnival Royal Party and Spring Fete is usually held on the Green from 10.30am – 2.00pm on May Bank Holiday.  The Crowning ceremony will take place at midday.

Water Carnival Day will be Saturday 3rd August 2024.  There will be local craft stalls, traditional games, face painting and refreshments





The annual Shaldon Water Carnival is a wonderful and unique day for all the family with the official opening at 10am by our Royal Party.

The Parade of Decorated Boats assemble at 4.45pm. This year’s theme is Beach Party.

Fun all day is followed by evening entertainment on The Green from 6.30pm until late – with Children’s Disco, followed by live music from local band.

Decorated boat parade – beach stalls and games – fancy dress parade – live music – raffle – evening entertainment and bbq – food and drink – magic show – children’s disco.

Another fun-filled event for locals and holiday makers alike, so come along and enjoy this unique occasion in one of Devon’s prettiest seaside villages. Money raised from the day is donated to local charities and organisations.

For more information on Shaldon Water Carnival visit